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Iconic ’90s Band Helped This Couple Open Up About Their Sexuality

A Polish homosexual couple repurposed Roxette’s new dance-pop single, “Some Different Summer season,” as their popping out anthem and we will’t get sufficient of it. Jacob Hajduk posted the above clip on Youtube July 16, which reveals him lip-syncing the track together with his longtime boyfriend, David, whereas vacationing within the Baltic Sea. Hajduk stated he’d solely supposed to share the video together with his shut buddies, however it quickly caught

‘Racist faculty hair guidelines’ suspended at SA’s Pretoria Women Excessive

Picture caption Protests in solidarity with the pupils have taken place exterior the varsity in South Africa’s capital Guidelines over how feminine college students put on their hair at a South African highschool have been suspended after anti-racism protests from black pupils, a neighborhood minister says. Pupils at Pretoria Women Excessive say employees typically inform them to straighten their hair and they aren’t allowed afros. College guidelines can be suspended

Burger tribute for Russian protest artist Pavlensky

By Information from Elsewhere… …as discovered by BBC Monitoring Picture copyright TASS/Getty Photographs Picture caption Petr Pavlensky is understood for his intentionally surprising work A quick-food chain has created a spread of burgers honouring controversial Russian efficiency artist Petr Pavlensky, finest recognized for nailing his scrotum to the cobbles of Purple Sq.. Mr Pavlensky was final within the information in June when he was fined for setting hearth to the

Austria street works unearth mammoth discovery

By Information from Elsewhere… …as discovered by BBC Monitoring Picture copyright NHM Wien Picture caption What lies beneath: The stays have been uncovered as a part of work on a brand new street Scientists have uncovered two mammoth tusks believed to be million years outdated at a development web site in north-east Austria, in what specialists are calling a “sensational” discover. Geologists mapping the realm close to Bullendorf discovered each

California closes authorized loophole after Stanford assault

Picture copyright AP Picture caption Brock Turner was seen by two witnesses sexually assaulting an unconscious girl Legislators in California have closed a loophole in sexual assault circumstances, whereby extra lenient sentences may very well be issued if the sufferer didn’t resist. The change follows a high-profile sexual assault case in Stanford earlier this yr. In June, Brock Turner, 20, was sentenced to 6 months in jail for sexually assaulting

Nepal bans Indian police pair for ‘faux’ Everest climb

Picture copyright AP Picture caption Indian climber Satyarup Sidhantha says a photograph of him on Everest (left) was doctored by Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod to make it seem that they too had appeared on the summit Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on two climbers who claimed to be the primary Indian couple to have climbed Everest, officers say. A authorities investigation concluded on Monday that images purporting to

Topless Marianne comment by PM Manuel Valls stirs French row

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption The statue of Liberty is bare-breasted on the Marianne monument in Paris Prime Minister Manuel Valls has upset political rivals and historians by invoking the image of the French republic, Marianne, within the row over “burkini” seashore bans. “Her breast’s uncovered as a result of she’s feeding the individuals; she is not carrying a veil as a result of she’s free,” he mentioned. However

Somalia truck bomb targets Mogadishu’s SYL Resort

Picture copyright Somali Information Company Picture caption A safety convention was reportedly scheduled to be going down on the SYL Resort A truck bomb has exploded outdoors a resort in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, in a closely secured space near the gates of the presidential palace. A BBC reporter says politicians are among the many injured and no less than 5 persons are reported to have died. The Islamist al-Shabab group,

Mel Brooks leads tributes to Gene Wilder

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Actor and director Mel Brooks has led an outpouring of tributes from leisure figures to Gene Wilder, who has died aged 83. Wilder was well-known for enjoying Willy Wonka and starred in a variety of movies directed by Brooks. They collaborated on Blazing Saddles, Younger Frankenstein and The Producers. The director tweeted: “One of many really nice abilities of our time. He blessed each movie we

Apple ought to repay Eire €13bn, European Fee guidelines

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Eire ought to recuperate as much as €13bn (£11bn) from Apple in again taxes, the European Fee has dominated. After a three-year lengthy investigation, it has concluded that the US agency’s tax advantages are unlawful. The Commission said this enabled it to pay considerably lower than different companies, in impact paying a company tax fee of not more than 1%. Eire’s finance minister, Michael Noonan, stated